Raise Your IQ of Q: A BBQ Tour of Tennessee

Raise Your IQ of Q: A Barbecue Tour

Cooked low and slow, the best barbecue is almost like religion. It moves people to tears, satisfies the soul, and sets off a lot of argument: Memphis or Nashville; vinegar, mustard or tomato; sweet or hot; wet or dry; pork or beef. Tennessee is barbecue heaven, so come on over and get your Q on.

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Visit some of the state's best barbecue festivals and events, many of them world-famous among lovers of Q, where you can taste the variations of pit masters from all over the barbecue world. And there are usually some pretty good desserts, too. For barbecue lovers, there is no such thing as enough. When you've tried all the great barbecue restaurants in Tennessee, stop in at a few of our famous festivals to get some championship tastes.


And before you go, it's best to learn a little of the language of love, spoken by barbecue addicts the world over. For a primer to get you started, please visit:



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